Fun at the fairgrounds
(Above photo) Paden Lemonds, 6, holds her Mini Rex on Wednesday, as she waits for judging inside the Rabbit Hall at the Benton County Fairgrounds in Bentonville. The rabbits were judged by licensed judge Tonna Thomas. (Right photo) Julie Griffin, 16, of Siloam Springs, shows her Jersey cow on Wednesday in the Senior Showmanship Division at the fairgrounds. Griffin won the division. The cows were judged by Ron Owen. The fair runs through Saturday. The fair features exhibitions, animal shows, pageant and baby contest and carnival rides and other attractions.